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Cucumber Noodles with Fresh Basil Pesto

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  • Author: wellness sleuth
  • Total Time: 0 hours
  • Yield: 4 servings


Get ready to embark on a culinary journey that combines the crispness of cucumbers with the vibrant flavors of fresh basil pesto. In this blog post, we explore the delightful world of Cucumber Noodles with Fresh Basil Pesto—a dish that is not only refreshing and healthy but also bursting with incredible taste. Say goodbye to traditional pasta and embrace the lightness and creativity of this unique twist on noodles. Let's dive in and discover the simplicity, beauty, and incredible flavors of this dish.


2 cups fresh basil, loosely packed

¼ cup toasted pine nuts

2 – 4 garlic cloves, peeled (amount based on personal taste and strength of garlic variety used). 

2/3 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated

1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons really good extra virgin olive oil 

Salt and pepper, to taste 


Remove basil leaves from stems, then wash and pat dry. Add basil, pine nuts, peeled garlic gloves and Parmesan cheese to food processor or blender. Quickly pulse until barely combined, then add 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil and blend thoroughly. 

Add remaining olive oil and/or additional grated Parmesan cheese to achieve the desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.


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  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: N/A

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